The center will have 4 wards with 862 beds total for recovering patients who have been referred from public hospitals to the center.
Created by a Belgian company, the software alone costs $4 990. Authorities say these robots will assist in reducing the risk of infections amongst health care worker’s. The robots with uniquely African names are controlled via a tablet by health professionals and will mainly be used in screening temperature, monitoring patient status and keeping medical records of COVID-19 patients.
MEDIA STATEMENT ISSUED BY THE PRESIDENCY OF SOUTH AFRICA DATE : 27 APRIL 2020 PRESIDENT RAMAPHOSA WELCOMES CUBAN HEALTH PROFESSIONALS President Cyril Ramaphosa welcomes Cuban health professionals to support efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19 in South Africa. 217 Cuban health specialists and workers have arrived in South Africa, today, Monday, 27 April 2020 […]
The Department of Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation is underway with their project to relocate some South Africans living in densly populated informal settlements to temporary homes in response to COVID-19. This comes in light of the fact that many people living in informal settlements are not able to practice social distancing nor are afforded […]
Last night, 21 April 2020, president Cyril Ramaphosa addressed the nation about a new economic relief package for South African individuals and businesses in light of the #Lockdown and impact of COVID 19 on the South African economy. The South African Reserve Bank earlier this month predicted that there would be massive job losses to […]